A real jazz classic, this chart kicks! The features include a medium swing style, a written or improvised solo for tenor sax, meaningful ensemble passages, exceptional soli lines, superb phrases, and a
Big band bebop! Anthropology is a great Charlie Parker tune arranged by Victor Goines, and it's smokin' hot. This is packed with bop lines, section solis, a big shout chorus, solos for piano and
Crazy title? It's from the movie of the same name and is a tongue-in-cheek swing chart adapted from a much more difficult chart by Gordon Goodwin for his Big Phat Band. Arranged by Ralph Ford for developing
This Mike Collins-Dowden swing-style original features a hip melody, interesting call-and-response passages between the saxes and brass, nice dynamic contrasts, a written or improv solo for trumpet, and
As performed by Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band, the instrumentation is tenor sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, acoustic bass, and drums. This one is a funky shuffle and the tempo is around 170 bpm
A jazz waltz that swings at around 170 bpm, this chart features an infectious melody hook by the great Charles Mingus that reaches out and grabs you! There are written solos for alto sax and trombone 1, and
Wow, this accessible swing chart has it all... a medium-up tempo, cool melodic lines, textural variety, mature harmonies, easy brass ranges, written or ad lib solos for tenor 1 and trombone 1, and a highly
As the title suggests, this is a swinger with hints of classic Gene Krupa drum patterns. The tempo is around 200 bpm, there's lots of action for the trombones, written or ad lib solos for
This chart, originally popularized by Buddy Rich, has been scored at an accessible level while maintaining the essence of the original and more. The tempo is around 154 bpm, there are written
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